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Latest News from Burstalls Solicitors

January 2020

We're Recruiting

We are looking to recruit a Private Client and Property Secretary / Assistant (experience preferable)...

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November 2019

Changes to the Payment of CGT Tax on the sale of Residential Properties

Are you aware that on 6 April 2020 the rules on the timing for the payment of Capital Gains Tax on sales of Residential Property are changing?...

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October 2019

Probate Fees to Remain the Same

Terry Moore is delighted to report that after strong lobbying by him and other Solicitors throughout the country, the Government has scrapped its intention to substantially increase...

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September 2019

Attention Future First Time Buyers!

The deadline for opening a Help to Buy ISA is 30 November 2019. After this date, you will not be able to open a Help to Buy ISA and benefit from the 25% government bonus...

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September 2019

Inheritance Claims

We cannot stress how important it is for everyone to make a Will. There are however, some situations when claims can be made against a deceased person’s Estate even though they have made a Will...

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August 2019

Heritage Weekend – Tours of the Vaults

Burstalls are taking bookings for our VIP tours for Heritage Weekend. There are only a limited number of spaces left for a VIP tour of our vaults on Thursday 19th September 2019...

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July 2019

Septic Tanks

New Rules to take effect 1st January 2020 - Anyone who owns a home where the drainage is effected to a septic tank, or anyone in the course of buying such a property, needs to be aware that regulations...

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June 2019

Heritage Open Days

Burstalls Solicitors are once again proud to open the hidden vaults beneath Ocean Chambers to the public on Heritage Weekend in September 2019...

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May 2019

No Fault Divorce

Under current legalisation, if a couple wish to divorce without one party blaming the other (either on the basis of that party’s behaviour or adultery) they must have lived apart for a period of at least two years...

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April 2019

Probate Registry Delays – Never Confuse Change with Progress!

Following a person’s death, an application to the High Court for a Grant of Probate would usually lead to the grant...

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March 2019

The Importance of Making a Will

This article applies to all couples who are not married or not in a civil partnership. Many people incorrectly believe that after two years...

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February 2019

Don't put off that Probate Application

The government intends to raise the Court fee for an application for a Grant of Probate from a flat rate of £155 to a sliding scale...

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January 2019

New Partners

We are delighted to announce that from 1st January 2019 Prue Arnott, Joanne Liversidge, Hugo Moore and Sarah Thomsen have been made Partners...

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April 2018

Hull Solicitor Successfully Challenges DWP

Terry Moore a partner of Burstalls Solicitors, is the Chairman and Founder of the Hull Probate Practitioners’ Group which is...

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February 2018

Ministry of Justice Power of Attorney refund scheme

A scheme has now been launched to refund those who may have paid more than they should for applying to register powers of attorney...

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November 2017

First Time Buyers and Stamp Duty – Autumn Budget

As announced by Philip Hammond in the Autumn Budget, first time buyers paying £300,000 or less for a property will now not pay SDLT (‘Stamp Duty’)...

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September 2017

Heritage Open Days

Once again we are opening are offices as part of the Heritage Open day celebration. The Open Days are now an important event in the City’s annual calendar of festivals. The offices of Burstalls Solicitors are open...

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November 2015

Hull Solicitor obtains National DWP Apology and Review

Terry Moore, Partner and head of Private Client Law of the local Hull firm, Burstalls, has received a written apology from The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) concerning...

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September 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 – Are you ready?

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) is to come into force on 1st October 2015. This will amend and consolidation existing Consumer Protection legislation such as the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.

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